Club Champion 2017

Captain Bill Thompson presenting the Caledonia Kettle to 2017 Club Champion Alan Kennedy

AGM Reminder

The AGM will take place in the Clubhouse this Thursday (16 November) at 7.30 pm. The agenda and minutes for the 2016 AGM and Half-Yearly (May 2017) are in the Members’ Area.

Winter Eclectics and Winter Trophy

The Winter Eclectic competitions start on Saturday November 4th.

Entry fees are: 1 Competition £10; 2 Competitions £12.50; 3 Competitions £15. Entry Forms are on the notice board in the club.

The Winter Trophy will be played on the Burnside as Strokeplay off 7/9 handicap over 14 holes on the following dates: Saturday 4 November, Saturday 9 December, Saturday 6 January, Saturday 10 February.

Scotsman Story

Good article in The Scotsman about the club:

http://www.scotsman.com/sport/golf/carnoustie-s-pioneering-spirit-lives-on-1-4567755

175th Gala Golf Day

Some photos from the 175th Gala Golf Day held on Saturday alongside the Autumn Meeting 175th Anniversary Strokeplay.

Paul Levy, 40th President of the PGA of America (on the right), is pictured with Craig Blair, St Andrews Captain, Bill Thompson and Colin Sinclair, Head Pro at Carnoustie Golf Links:

  

  

 

 

Heritage Wall Opening Ceremony

The club held the official opening of the new Heritage Wall created for the 175th year. Paul Levy, 40th US PGA President, visited to perform the opening ceremony.
From Left to Right: Richard Jennings, Vice Captain of Carnoustie Golf Club; David Mackesey, Carnoustie Golf Club’s Overseas Historian; Bill Thompson, Captain of Carnoustie Golf Club, and Paul Levy, President of the US PGA.

Thornton Trophy

The Thornton Trophy final took place yesterday (Sunday, Sept. 17) over the Championship Course between Carnoustie and the New Taymouth. After an excellent days golf, Carnoustie came out on top.

Picture shows Donald Ford, Captain of the Dalhousie, presenting the trophy to Bill Thompson, Captain of Carnoustie Golf Club.

Victoria Cup Result

The Annual Challenge between Carnoustie Golf Club and Victoria Golf Club took place over the last two Saturdays (September 2nd and 9th, 2017). The final result was: Victoria -4 Carnoustie 2.

The trophy that resides at Carnoustie Golf Club will be displayed the ‘wrong-way up’ to show that Victoria GC hold the trophy. Again!

Full Result: VICTORIA CUP RESULTS 2017

Carnoustie Golf Links Pringle Trophy

Congratulations to Vice-Captain Richard Jennings who won

Carnoustie Golf Links Pringle Trophy

last Sunday with a Stableford score of 38 points.

 

9-hole Pairs Championship

Club members Dave Bond and Jerry Husband entered a Scottish qualifier for the American Golf 9 hole Pairs Championships at the Torrance Course, Fairmont Hotel, St Andrews, on July 18, 2017.

Being the leading qualifiers with 21 Stableford points, they now progress to the National Finals which take place at the Belfry from Sept 6-8. They play two nines on the Brabazon Course and the top 4 pairs over these two rounds progress to a play-off for the overall title of British Champions on Sept. 8th. The winners of the title earn themselves an all-inclusive trip to Mauritius in October.

Any members interested in entering this, or any of the other competitions run by American Golf, can find out more here:

http://www.americangolf.co.uk/ events/Events-Page.html